Lecture 24 - Lecture 24 1. New Kingdom a. Ramses III: Final...

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Lecture 24 1. New Kingdom a. Ramses III: Final Great Pharaoh…campaigns against the Libyans and the Sea Peoples 2. Bronze Age Collapse a. 1300-1100 – widespread gradual collapse of states across Greece and Near East… in one century many great empires quickly collapsed b. Mesopatamia: Fall of Middle Babylonian b.i. Empire (11 th C) c. Hitites: end of empire (c1600-1205) d. Greece: End of Mycenaean Civilization (12 th C) e. Elsewhere: Cyprus, Syria, Assyira, Levant 3. The Sea People a. No one knows where they came from or even where individual tribes come from a.i. Sherden (Sardinia)? a.i.1. Had horns on their helmets and are shown with them on reliefs, they invade the delta alongside the Libyans a.i.2. All these displaced people ban together under sometime type of coalition and attacked Egypt a.ii. Lukka (Lycia?) a.iii. Peleset (Philistines) a.iii.1. People have argued that they went to Crete because in Biblical writings…their pottery is very similar to Minoan pottery a.iii.2. Easily recognizable because they are also wearing a
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Lecture 24 - Lecture 24 1. New Kingdom a. Ramses III: Final...

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